'The American Water-Rail' [Virginia rail] George Edwards
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'The American Water-Rail' [Virginia rail]
Ornithological study of the Virginia rail Rallus limicola from North America, posed on a bank by the waterside. Plate 279 from chapter 69 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c..., by George Edwards, volume 2 (London, for the author, 1760). The plate is inscribed: "The American Water Rail, Etched from Nature of the bigness of life. George Edwards Delin. et Sculp: AD 1757."
Original: etching. 1757
- Image reference: RS-9990
- The Royal Society
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